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CNN
Dec 8, 2012 4:00am PST
seriously than i would like to be taken. there have been no constant flip-flops, madam. >> so, is this a question we should be asking the obama administration about syria? >> well, you remember, randi, that president clinton was really angry with me when i was asking that question. the fact of the matter is the question didn't prompt intervention, but there was intervention more than a year later and it stopped the war and the president enacted a peace settlement and the war stopped and peace still endures in bosnia. and i think the issue with syria raises some very important questions. president clinton himself just earlier this year said that the longer it goes without being stopped, the bigger the chance of bad actors getting involved and that is precisely what's happened, randi. that is one more reason that the administration is reluctant to intervene because now it's not just the ordinary rebellion that it started out as with people demanding reform, it is now being joined by all sorts of jihadests and extremists and al qaeda-type affiliates and this is what is really worrying the u
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 11:00am PST
tennessee. >> madam president, i just listened to the president. and my heart's still pounding. it is very disappointing to hear what the president just had to say in front of a pep rally. something very unbecoming of where we are at this moment. i just heard the president say that the way we're going to deal with this sequester is in a balanced way through revenues and through reduced spending. and i just want to go on record, here on the senate floor, i know there are negotiations taking place, but the sequester was to be dealt with, substituted with other spending reductions, not through revenues. and i just hope that all those who are involved in bringing this together understand that even on the democratic side, that that was the understanding. i know the president has fun heckling congress. i think he lost probably numbers of votes with what he did. didn't lose mine. i'm not that way. i'm going to look at the substance, but it is unfortunate that he doesn't spend as much time working on solving problems as he does with campaigns and pep rallies. but i just want to say, i'm very
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
me less seriously than i'd like to be taken. there have been no constant flip-flops, madam. >> so is this a question that we should be asking the obama administration about syria? >> well, you remember, randi, that president clinton was really angry with me when i was asking that question from sarajevo. the fact of the matter is the question didn't prompt intervention but there was intervention more than a year later and it stopped the war and the president enacted a peace settlement and the war stopped and peace still endures in bosnia. i think the issue of syria raises some very important questions. president clinton himself just earlier this year said that the longer it goes without being stopped, the bigger the chance of bad actors getting involved. that is precisely what's happened, randi. that is one more reason that the administration is reluctant to intervene, because now it's not just the ordinary rebellion that it started out as with people demanding reform. it is now being joined by all sorts of jihadists and extremists. al qaeda type affiliates. and all sorts of other typ
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